MAGNETO Satellite

Satellite MAGNETO (Magento)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1.5U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher not launched
Organisation University of Southern California
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Headquarters US

Educational mission to take magnetometer measurements with no uplink capability.


Build, integration and launch a 1U satellite within a single semester. Take magnetometer measurements. UHF Beacon only to send information down, no active control and no uplink capability.

Payload objectives include creating a high fidelity map of magnetic field strength using Sponsor sensors, acquiring data in launch environment (to be transmitted once in orbit), and validating electronics on orbit.

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Last modified: 2024-05-29

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